Planning to cram three countries and five cities into your two week vacation? Stop right there. Jennifer Miller shares five very good reasons to resist the urge to "see it all" in favor of developing a depth of experience that just might change your life.
Breaking the news that you’re going traveling can cause a parental freak out of epic proportions. By preparing answers to the most common questions you can downgrade your parents’ concern from panic to everyday worry. Jo Fitzsimons shows you how.
Many long-term backpackers don't want to admit that they're ready to settle down, but sometimes even nomads need a break from travel. Brooke Schoenman talks about 7 signs that show you might need that break.
Do you know someone planning to take a career break or gap year? Career Break guru, Sherry Ott, gives you a unique list of gift ideas that any career breakers would love. This isn't your normal travel gear list!
Determined not to become another campfire story, and because the cost of divorce would probably eat into their already dwindling travel expenses,TW and his wife decided to come up with a few ground rules to stay together during their RTW trip.
Adam Seper expertly addresses the three biggest concerns you're likely to hear about when you tell friends and family you're going to travel the world for a year or more, helping calm your (and their) fears and turning those potential negatives into likely positives.
Many people fantasize about long-term travel. And no wonder - it can be a truly transformative experience. But it's not all glamour and excitement. Mariellen Ward shares Five Hard Truths About Long-Term Travel that can help prepare you for the inevitable reality check.
Amanda Pressner is best known by the quasi-pseudonym she shares with two of her closest friends: The Lost Girls. Pressner, along with co-authors Holly Corbett and Jennifer Baggett blogged their journey at LostGirlsWorld.com which has become an online hub for savvy female travelers thirsting for adventure. Upon returning home, they signed a book deal and over the summer, their joint-travelogue The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World. was published by Harper Collins.